Andrea at Trillium

Andrea VanderWeide

Describe Your Education:
Three years toward BA in creative writing, then accounting diploma.

What is the Best Thing About Your Job?
Variety!

Why Did Your Choose Your Profession?
Nobody wanted to pay me to do creative writing! Seriously, though, I love puzzles, I love using my brain.

What cities have you Lived In?
London, St. Thomas, Thunder Bay, Edmonton, Vancouver, Toronto

Who Lives in Your Household?
Husband: Mike
Dogs: Nelson and Isis
Cat: Wolverine

What Was Your Dream Job Growing up?
I wanted to be Julie Andrews.

Mike at Trillium

Mike VanderWeide

Describe Your Education:
Fanshawe College Bookkeeping

What is the Best Thing About Your Job?
Working with my wife

Why Did Your Choose Your Profession?
I fell into it and like that numbers can explain everything.

What cities have you Lived In?
Calgary, Spruce Grove, Edmonton, Victoria, Vancouver, London

Who Lives in Your Household?
Andrea, Wolfie (cat), Nelson (dog), Isis (dog)

What Was Your Dream Job Growing up?
To play hockey.

Katie at Trillium

Katie Crawford

Describe Your Education:
College for Culinary Management, then Business Accounting.

What is the Best Thing About Your Job?
Interacting with clients and helping them with their finances.

Why Did Your Choose Your Profession?
I love accounting! Helping someone out is the best feeling.

What cities have you Lived In?
London, Kitchener, Wallaceburg

Who Lives in Your Household?
Samantha Crawford and Teddy my dog.

What animal best represents you and why?
Dog; I’m always excited and loyal to the end.

Bruno at Trillium

Bruno dos Santos Nogueira

Why did you become a bookkeeper?
I love numbers, and when I was choosing my career I decided to choose a college that covers business and numbers at the same time, that`s when I run into Accounting in 2011.

What do you like best about your job?
I like to leave my clients reports clear and understandable, so every client, even if they do not have an accounting background can understand.

What is your favorite movie? Book? Band?
Movie: Good Will Hunting. Band: Foo Fighters; Book: Animal Farm – George Orwell

What are you most proud of?
Leave my parents home and be financially independent.

Where do you like to travel?
Westminster Chapel – London UK

What do you do with your spare time?
Watch Netflix, visit some places with my wife.

Where have you lived?
Brazil.

What did you want to be when you grew up?
Mathematician.

Anna at Trillium

Anna Manguply

Why did you become a bookkeeper?
I became a bookkeeper because bookkeepers are in demand everywhere – prospects are good no matter where I go.

What is your favorite movie? Book? Band?
Movie: Titanic. Band: Pride & Prejudice (Jane Austin). Book: ABBA

Where do you like to travel?
Egypt, to see the pyramid.

What do you do with your spare time?
I like to spend time with my family and read books.

Where have you lived?
Russia – 27 years and Israel – 12 years

What did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to be a doctor.

Brigitte at Trillium

Brigitte Gonzales

Why did you become a bookkeeper?
I believe it’s a great start to understanding the financial/business world.

What do you like best about your job
Being able to help clients with their financial and organizational needs.

What is your favorite movie? Book? Band?
Movie: Shawshank Redemption. Band: Maroon 5. Book: The Kite Runner.

What are you most proud of
My son, Caleb.

Where do you like to travel?
Europe.

What do you do with your spare time?
Watch Netflix and drink wine!

Where have you lived?
I have lived in the Philippines for 14 years, Mississauga for 10, Michigan for half a year, and now London, Ontario.

What did you want to be when you grew up?
A teacher.

Diane at Trillium

Diane McIntyre

What do you like best about your job?
The people that I work with and the clients that I get to meet.

What is your favorite movie? Book? Band?
Movie: Dirty Dancing. Band: New Kids on the Block and Pearl Jam. Book: Anything by Sophie Kinselle

What are you most proud of
My two amazing kids Dominic and Gianna.

Where do you like to travel?
Love Europe!!

What do you do with your spare time?
Shop, road trips, and spend time with family and friends.

Where have you lived?
Winnipeg, Edmonton, Brantford and London.

What did you want to be when you grew up?
Elementary School Teacher.